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### Probability Theory, the LSAT, and You (Part 1)

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For reasons that are basically too nerdy to explain, I’ve recently gotten interested in probability theory. Specifically, I’ve been looking into something called Bayes’ Theorem (pronounced “bay-zz”), which underpins one way to think about what probability “means.”

### Why I Love Conditional Logic So Very, Very Much

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Dear Diary,

That’s it. My life has peaked. I sat behind Conditional Logic today in my Manhattan Prep LSAT class.

### How to Tackle the LSAT on Your Own Terms (Part 3)

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Hold onto your seats, folks—we’re about to leap into the third and final part of our world-famous blog post series on how to become the boss of your LSAT. If you haven’t yet, take a gander at part one (where we cover 2 fundamental strategies) and part two (where we look at 2 more situational strategies). I’ll wait!

Today, we’ll finish off our list of creative approaches you can take by focusing on how to change up the order in which you tackle those pesky LSAT questions. Read more

### How to Tackle the LSAT on Your Own Terms (Part 2)

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Welcome to part 2 of my thrilling miniseries on how to take back control over the LSAT! In case you missed it, go catch up on part 1 to learn two big strategies that everyone should be using on this test. Read more

### How to Tackle the LSAT on Your Own Terms (Part 1)

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Fact 1: The LSAT is a standardized test.

Fact 3: All of these multiple choice questions have 4 wrong answers and 1 right answer.

Erroneous Conclusion: Therefore, there’s no room for creativity on the LSAT. Read more

### Important Questions to Ask Yourself on LSAT Logic Games (Part 2)

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Conquering the LSAT is all about asking yourself the right questions at the right times. It’s a test that challenges you to think fast, accurately, and critically about what you read—and having smart questions in the back of your mind is like having a fully-stocked utility belt while crime-fighting.

In my last post, we went over 3 questions you should ask yourself when trying out LSAT Logic Games. Check it out if you haven’t yet, because in this post, we’re going to look at 3 more.

### Important Questions to Ask Yourself on LSAT Logic Games (Part 1)

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I’ve found that one of the best ways to elevate your strategy on LSAT Logic Games is to figure out which sorts of questions lead you to the best diagrams and the right answers. These are questions that should be knocking around in your head during every game, guiding your thought process and giving you direction. Read more

### 9 Things You Need to Know about the Day of the LSAT

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Have you been studying for the LSAT for months? Going to classes, reading textbooks, and trying out problems every day? Have you drilled all of your Logic Game types and figured out the secret to identifying every flaw known to humankind?

That’s awesome. But you’re not done. Read more

### Drop the Phone and Pick Up Some Books!

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Last month, I wrote about how diving into Shakespeare can help you improve your LSAT Reading Comprehension score, by forcing you to “read for the scale.” (If you’re not sure what that means, check out the article!)

While the scale is important in every passage you’ll tackle—since the LSAT is, of course, a test about arguments—you shouldn’t neglect the fundamentals of Reading Comprehension as a general test section. It’s on just about every standardized test, from the SATs and ACTs to the LSATs and MCATs… And for good reason.

So, LSAT-specific Reading Comprehension tips aside, how can you get better at the basics?